Subway Reading

Microtransit Pilot For Staten Island

Will MTA undertake a pilot project to find out if targeted microtransit options can ease traffic congestion on Staten Island?

The Climate Crisis: It'll Cost You Nearly Everything

The real costs of the climate crisis could be catastrophic, here's why

Ending Climate Silence - A Work In Progress

Here are some climate crisis questions that could have been posed during October's Democratic Presidential debate, but none were

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In The Carbon Age

NYC: Alternative Paths To Green Retrofits Compliance

Attribution Science - It's Not Just Academic

With high-stakes climate lawsuits against fossil fuel giants like Exxon about to begin, get acquainted with 'attribution science', a method for identifying the world's biggest carbon emitters

Another Kind Of Superstorm Sandy Cost

Evidence starts to emerge about gentrification + displacement in the long wake of Superstorm Sandy's impacts

Worldwide

Trade Wars Worry Wind Industry

Tariffs could damage the global supply chains the wind power industry rely on for bringing down costs

Australia: Engineers Just Say 'No'

Professional engineers are taking a pledge to turn down work on Australian fossil fuel projects

France: Blood And Soil Green

What kind of environmentalism appeals to the French right wing?

Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

We're In The Money?

As with most things in life, climate-conscious investors ought to place a premium on assurances that they will get what they're paying for. But, for such investors, comprehensive and trusted information sources are not systematically available. While such resources are not the only things lacking in the struggle for a climate-sane planet — the need for ambitious, comprehensive and enforceable public policies comes immediately to mind — making climate-smart financial decisions have not yet emerged as the new normal. What's missing?

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Vanessa WarheitSnapshot

California's Dirty Secrets

People often say that California is a leader in the climate movement — but we still have a lot of work to do to earn our climate cred. While it's true that the Golden State has made a lot of progress on demand-side solutions (think: electric cars, municipal composting, solar panels), the rest of the world needs to know that California has some dirty secrets.

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In the Media

Reading A Library

Photo Credit: amazon pixels Sallan challenges the NYT architecture critic + Pulitzer Prize short-lister for writing about the new Hunters Point Community Library on the Long Island City waterfront without mentioning whether it was designed to withstand the ravages of climate change or the size of its carbon footprint.

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NY's New Climate Law
23 Oct
NY has a new Climate Leadership + Community Protection Act. It will require big economic changes, particularly in the transportation, buildings + energy sectors. Find out what this means for our future
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Blackrock is the world’s largest asset firm, with billions invested in fossil fuels + activities that are destroying the Amazon. Join this rally to demand that BlackRock divests from fossil fuels
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